What’s New in WinRM for Windows 7

Topic Description

WinRM Client Shell API

The WinRM Client Shell application programming interface (API) provides functionality to create and manage shells and shell operations, commands, and data streams on remote computers.

WinRM Plugin API

The WinRM Plug-in API provides functionality that enables a user to write plug-ins by implementing certain APIs for supported resource URIs and operations.

Infrastructure for Managing Hosted Services

WinRM 2.0 introduces a hosting framework. Two hosting models are supported. One is Internet Information Service (IIS) based and the other is WinRM service based.

For more information about the host configuration, see the following topics:

DMTF Profile Discovery through Association Traversal

Association traversal lets a user retrieve instances of Association classes by using a standard filtering mechanism.

Remote Shell infrastructure improvements

This topic includes information about the remote infrastructure improvements for WinRM.

Multi-hop Support

Functionality was added to WinRM 2.0 that supports delegating user credentials across multiple remote computers.

The Authentication Constants topic was updated to add the following constant: WSManFlagUseCredSsp

The following C++ API was added to support multi-hop support: IWSManEx3.

The following scripting API was added to support multi-hop support: WSMan.SessionFlagUseCredSsp.

Quota Management for Remote Shells

Information about quota configuration for remote shell management.

Managed Reference for WS-Management PowerShell Commands

Users of WinRM 2.0 can use Windows PowerShell cmdlets for system management.


Check out the related MSDN link - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee309369(VS.85).aspx 

 Robert Rodriguez-Lawson [MSFT]



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